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ASYMMETRIC NEUROPATHIES

  • Many asymmetric sensory-motor neuropathies are treatable.
  • They are a major indication for biopsies of nerve and muscle.
CMAP from Falck

Mononeuritis Multiplex
Other asymmetric neuropathies Cytopathies

Also see: Asymmetric myopathies


Lymphoma5

Nerve infiltration
  Widely metastatic disease
  Local in nerve
CNS infiltration
Lymphoma subtypes
  Angiotropic
  Hodgkins
  Non-Hodgkins
  Lymphomatoid granulomatosis
  Waldenström's macroglobulinemia
Other lymphoma-related syndromes



Infiltration of Nerve (Neurolymphomatosis)

Infiltrates primarily in spinal cord & CNS1

Hodgkins Lymphoma

Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma

Lymphomatoid granulomatosis

Lymphoma-related syndromes: Other

Cholesterol emboli


Hemophilia A & B



Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura6



Wartenberg's Migrant Sensory Neuritis2



Sickle Cell Disease4


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References
1. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 2000;101:275-279; JNNP 2001;71: 696-703
2. Muscle Nerve 2001;24:438-443
3. J Clin Neuromusc Dis 2001;3:63-69
4. Ann Neurol 2002;51:543–552
5. Muscle Nerve 2005;31:301–313
6. J Peripheral Nervous System 2007;12:286–289
7. European Journal of Neurology 2009;16:814–818

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